Kenyans are known for their love of drinking. Second, to that, they are also famous for their love for meat: especially the brand commonly referred to as Nyama Choma. There are famous local joints that serve juicy Nyama Choma that will have you salivating way after you leave. Particularly in Nairobi, several restaurants are highly recommended locations if you wanna enjoy an unforgettable meat-based meal. Below is a top ten list of restaurants for meat lovers.
Located at Mombasa Road, the Soaring Eagle Sour at Eka Hotel makes the top of the list as a destination for meat lovers. Soaring Eagle Spur has been serving some of the best steaks since 1967. The first-ever branches of Soaring Eagle Spur were opened in South Africa and the franchise expanded further to other African countries eventually establishing itself as one of the best steakhouses. Their signature ribs and sizzling grills served with spur-style crispy onion rings or chips are a must-try when visiting Soaring Eagle Spur. Click the link below to read reviews and find out more about the Soaring Eagle Spur.
Besides Fogo Gaucho, this is a recommended haven for diners who are all about meat. The Grill Shack a restaurant that’s highly passionate about its meat and the attention to detail when it comes to their different cuts only reinforces this. The decor at Grill Shack is very aesthetically pleasing making it an absolute first-date idea ( that’s putting aside how messy eating their ribs can get). Their menu focuses on all things meat: steaks, ribs, and burgers. Meat is done according to your preference and what’s delivered is almost always endowed with a ridiculously impressive amount of flavor. Click this link here to read reviews and find out more about The Grill Shack.
Nyama Mama is an elegant restaurant with African-themed decor. They prepare food particularly African Cuisine inspired by travels all around Africa. They have two branches in Nairobi: one in Delta towers and the other in Village Market. The branch in delta towers is livened up with bright vibrant colors and everything from the seats to the iconic kitchenware is deep-set in the African theme. Nyama Mama serves a variety of meaty dishes that are locally inspired and skillfully concocted. Visit this restaurant to indulge in some nostalgia. Click here to read reviews and find out more about Nyama mama.
The Local Grill is a restaurant that is committed to achieving the highest standards when it comes to any meal involving beef. It is located in the Village Market and a visit here also allows you to do one or two activities in the mall besides eating. The Local Grill is irrefutably one of the best steak houses in Kenya. The space has been perfectly finished with subtle colors and the whole ambiance delivers straight-up vibes. They have an extensive menu catering to all palates and an impressive wine selection which you can order from. An absolute meat lover’s paradise. Click this link to read reviews and find out more about The Local Grill.
Osteria Del Chianti is an Italian dine-in and takeaway restaurant that is located in Osteria along Lenana road. The decor is simple and homey giving the whole place an intimate feel to it. Some of their specialties include pizza, homemade pasta, and delicious fish. When visiting Osteria Del Chianti, expect to interact with a menu that offers a variety of mouth-watering dishes and an impeccable wine list. You’d get great food and great value for your money. Click the link below to read reviews and find out more about Osteria Del Chianti.
Fogo Gaucho is a Brazilian steak house that is very common with locals and tourists in Kenya. It has two locations: One in Westlands and the other in Kilimani. It’s essentially a meat lover’s paradise that allows you to experience and enjoy about 17 cuts of meat with a variety of salads and desserts on the side. Fogo Gaucho has a set price for all you can eat and this goes for 2500 Kenyan shillings only. The ambiance is calm with simple decor making it a perfect location to enjoy juicy dripping steak. A must-visit location, especially for meat lovers. Click this link to read reviews and find out more about Fogo Gaucho.
Emara Ole-Sereni is one of the top luxury hotels in Nairobi. It is located just off Mombasa road at a close distance from the Airport and National Park. With the breathtaking views of the National Park from the restaurant combined with exemplary service, Emara Ole Sereni offers a top-notch dining experience. Their menu features fusion, local and global cuisines. Emara Ole Sereni boasts modern comforting interiors and a stunning terrace. Click on the link below to read reviews and find out more about Emara Ole Sereni.
Pork Pit is a small restaurant that’s a must-visit when in Nairobi. It specializes in serving all things pork: grilled, boiled, or fried they’ve got it. On a good day without traffic, it’s about a half-hour drive from Nairobi’s CBD. It is located in Ruaka on Limuru road. Pork Pit is simple with more attention placed on food rather than ambiance. The menu is displayed on a chalkboard and the food is priced in terms of weight. Their pork is served with a variety of side dishes and those who don’t fancy pork are not left out because they also serve chicken. Click this link to read reviews and find out more about Pork Pit.
The Roast by Carnivore definitely makes the top of the list when it comes to choosing an out-and-out meat lovers’ paradise in Nairobi. Carnivore has been serving the best steak since 1980 when it officially opened its doors. The indoor decor is simple with a rustic feel to it and the outdoor Simba Saloon is open and well-aerated. The Roast by Carnivore is located along Langata Road in Nairobi, about 30 minutes drive from the central business district on a good day. They serve a variety of meats roasted over charcoal and carved at your table as you salivate over it. Click the link below to read reviews and find out more about The Roast by Carnivore.
Hemingways Brasserie is a luxury 5-star hotel that is located at the foot of Ngong Hills in Karen: a peaceful and serene Nairobi suburb. It is a stunning boutique hotel with such a sophisticated vibe to it. If your appetite is hungry and you’re in the mood for the beat steak sizzling at 800F, Hemingways Brasserie is definitely the place for you. They serve beef that’s aged for 21 days to bring out the flavor and improve the texture when it’s cooked. One meal you must try is their Rib -eye steak: guaranteed perfection. Click the link below to read reviews and find out more about Hemingways Brasserie.
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